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Kelly Pierce

Kelly Pierce 

Birthplace: Herndon, Va. 
Hometown: Oakton, Va. 
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J. 
Began Rowing: 2007 – Thomas Jefferson High School 
Date of Birth: 7/20/1989 
Height: 5’11” 
Weight: 168 
High School: Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology 
Undergraduate Education: Princeton University, History, 2012 
Club Affiliation: Princeton University 
Training Location: Princeton, N.J. 
Current Coaches: Lori Dauphiny, Anne Kakela 
Years on National Team: One – 2011, Under 23 

National Results: Took third in the eight at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Won the varsity eight at the 2011 NCAA Championships…Won the Championship Eight at the 2010 Head of the Charles Regatta. 

Personal: Kelly’s hobbies include trail running, swimming, triathlons, kittens, and reading Wikipedia…Her most memorable sporting achievement was winning the NCAA Championships…The most influential person in Kelly’s rowing career has been Lori Dauphiny, and her parents are her personal heroes…Kelly chose rowing as cross-training for swimming…When she finishes her rowing career, Kelly hopes to take the Foreign Service Exam and work with a government agency.